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Lambert heads to AHL, Cunneyworth to player development as Sabr…

Lambert heads to AHL, Cunneyworth to player development as Sabres shake up coaching staff

thehockeynews.com Updated May 17
Sabres coach Dan Bylsma isn’t going anywhere, but Buffalo will have a new look behind the bench next season. It was announced Monday that the Sabres have shuffled the coaching staff ahead of the off-season, sending assistant Dan Lambert to head up the A…
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  • Buffalo Sabres sign Karabacek, 2014 2nd-round draft pick

    Buffalo Sabres sign Karabacek, 2014 2nd-round draft pick

    NHL.com 8 hours ago
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have signed prospect forward Vaclav Karabacek to a three-year entry-level contract. The Czech Republic-born player was selected by the Sabres with the 49th pick in the 2014 draft. Karabacek is coming off a s...
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  • Buffalo Sabres home arena changing names to KeyBank Center

    Buffalo Sabres home arena changing names to KeyBank Center

    NHL.com May 11
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres home arena is undergoing yet another name change, and will soon be referred to as KeyBank Center. Sabres President Russ Brandon announced the pending change on Wednesday after federal regulators approved Key...
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  • Buffalo Sabres re-sign forward Johan Larsson to 1-year deal

    Buffalo Sabres re-sign forward Johan Larsson to 1-year deal

    NHL.com Apr 29
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract. Larsson was eligible to become a restricted free agent once his contract expired this summer. The Swedish-born player is coming off a season in wh...
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  • Jesse Puljujarvi and world-killing Finland just did it again

    Jesse Puljujarvi and world-killing Finland just did it again

    Finland has won gold again – get used to it. Led by superstar 2016 draft prospect Jesse Puljujarvi, the Finns dusted off archrival Sweden in the final of the World Under-18 Championship in North Dakota on Sunday. Puljujarvi scored a hat trick in the 6-1…
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  • Draft prospect Griffin Luce’s bloodlines won’t flow to Florida

    Draft prospect Griffin Luce’s bloodlines won’t flow to Florida

    Florida Panthers director of player personnel Scott Luce has scouted virtually every draft-eligible teenager playing in North America this season. He’s done numerous reports on each player, meticulously breaking down his strengths and weaknesses and ass…
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  • Luke Richardson leaves Senators after being passed over again

    Luke Richardson leaves Senators after being passed over again

    yahoo.com Apr 18
    Luke Richardson has been waiting for his chance to coach an NHL team for several years. As the head coach of the Binghamton Senators, the thought was that it would be with the Ottawa Senators, although he was briefly projected as a potential Sabres head…
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  • Jamie McBain may jump into LA Kings lineup with Martinez out

    Jamie McBain may jump into LA Kings lineup with Martinez out

    yahoo.com Apr 16
    LOS ANGELES – Jamie McBain has never tested his puck-moving skills in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. For 345 career games between the Carolina Hurricanes, Buffalo Sabres and now the Los Angeles Kings, McBain has never played in a game at the NHL level this t…
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  • Sabres’ Cody McCormick forced to retire due to blood clots

    Sabres’ Cody McCormick forced to retire due to blood clots

    Buffalo Sabres veteran Cody McCormick has played his final game. The Sabres announced Monday that McCormick, 32, will be forced to retire due to blood clots that began in his leg and spread to his lungs in January 2015. McCormick blocked a shot in a gam…
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  • Sabres GM Murray says blood clot ends McCormick's career

    Sabres GM Murray says blood clot ends McCormick's career

    NHL.com Apr 11
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray says forward Cody McCormick has decided against resuming his NHL career a year after of a blood clot was found in his left leg. McCormick does not want to jeopardize his health, Murray...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Korpisalo leads Blue Jackets over Sabres

    NHL Three Stars: Korpisalo leads Blue Jackets over Sabres

    yahoo.com Apr 8
    No. 1 Star: Joonas Korpisalo, Columbus Blue Jackets The young Finn was fantastic during a 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres. Korpisalo stopped 34 shots, including 17 in the second period, to earn his 16th win of the season. No. 2 Star: Brandon Saad, Colum…
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  • Sabres' Ennis practices after 3-month absence

    Sabres' Ennis practices after 3-month absence

    Sabres' Ennis practices after 3-month absence
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  • O'Reilly, Eichel lead Sabres over Devils 3-1

    O'Reilly, Eichel lead Sabres over Devils 3-1

    NEWARK, N.J. - Jack Eichel got his 24th goal and Ryan O'Reilly got his 21st to help the Buffalo Sabres beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Tuesday night. Johan Larsson also scored and Chad Johnson made 18 saves for the Sabres. Both teams hav...
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  • Elias returns for Devils, sidelined since Dec. 19

    Elias returns for Devils, sidelined since Dec. 19

    NHL.com Apr 5
    NEWARK, N.J. - New Jersey Devils left wing Patrik Elias returned Tuesday night against the Buffalo Sabres, seeing action for the first time since Dec. 19 following right knee surgery. Elias is New Jersey's all-time leader in goals (407), assi...
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  • How losing Pavel Datsyuk could help the Red Wings get Steven St…

    How losing Pavel Datsyuk could help the Red Wings get Steven Stamkos

    If Pavel Datsyuk were to go back home to play in the KHL next season and turn his back on the last year of his contract with the Detroit Red Wings, it would leave an enormous leadership and talent void on the roster. But it might not be the end of the w…
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  • Avalanche defenseman Zadorov concussed on hit by Capitals’ Wils…

    Avalanche defenseman Zadorov concussed on hit by Capitals’ Wilson

    Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov has been diagnosed with a concussion one day after being on the receiving end of a devastating hit from Washington Capitals right winger Tom Wilson. Avalanche coach Patrick Roy announced the diagnosis Saturda…
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  • Cal O'Reilly, Larsson lead Sabres over Maple Leafs 4-1

    Cal O'Reilly, Larsson lead Sabres over Maple Leafs 4-1

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Cal O'Reilly and Johan Larsson each scored twice and the Buffalo Sabres extended their home dominance over the Toronto Maple Leafs with a 4-1 victory Thursday night. Buffalo built a 3-0 lead and Larsson capped Buffalo's sevent...
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  • Sabres’ Lehner out for remainder of season following ankle surg…

    Sabres’ Lehner out for remainder of season following ankle surgery

    Robin Lehner’s first season as a Buffalo Sabre is going to end the way it began: with the 24-year-old goaltender on the shelf with an ankle injury. Lehner fell injured before the midway mark of his first regular season contest as a Sabre on Oct. 8. The …
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  • Sabres Kane to miss final 9 days of season due to injury

    Sabres Kane to miss final 9 days of season due to injury

    NHL.com Mar 31
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane will miss the final nine days of the season because of an upper body injury. Coach Dan Bylsma said Thursday that Kane likely needs three to four weeks to recover. Buffalo is out of playoff c...
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  • Video - Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win 00:38

    Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win

    Mar 20
    Steve Bernier scored his 100th career goal in the Devils' 3-1 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout 00:44

    Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout

    Mar 17
    Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal in a shootout as Buffalo beat Boston 2-1.
  • Video - Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout 01:00

    Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout

    Mar 16
    Evgeny Kuznetsov's shootout goal lifted the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger 00:44

    Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger

    Mar 14
    Keith Yandle scored his first goal since being traded to New York, while Mackenzie Skapski had 20 saves in the Rangers' 2-0 win over the Sabres.